Lewis Henry Edwards

24 November 1884–24 October 1964 (Age 79)
Saline, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lewis Henry

When Lewis Henry Edwards was born on 24 November 1884, in Saline, Missouri, United States, his father, William Henry Edwards, was 25 and his mother, Olive Walker Crosslin, was 23. He married Martha Frances Johnson on 7 March 1909, in Saline, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Strathmore, Tulare, California, United States in 1920 and Harrison, Ohio, United States in 1964. He died on 24 October 1964, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Freeport, Harrison, Ohio, United States.

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Lewis Henry Edwards
Martha Frances Johnson
Marriage: 7 March 1909
Eula Louise Edwards
Everett Leland "Jack" Edwards

Spouse and Children

7 March 1909
Saline, Missouri, United States


    Eula Louise Edwards


    Everett Leland "Jack" Edwards


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 20

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Louis Edwards in household of Will H Edwards, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis H Edwards in entry for Mrs Eula L Bohlken, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Lewis H Edwards in entry for Mrs Eula L Bohlken, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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